Proverbs 24:13
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New American Standard Bible
My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;

King James Bible
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:

Darby Bible Translation
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; and a honeycomb is sweet to thy taste:

World English Bible
My son, eat honey, for it is good; the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:

Young's Literal Translation
Eat my son, honey that is good, And the honeycomb -- sweet to thy palate.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Honey entered largely into the diet of Hebrew children Isaiah 7:15, so that it was as natural an emblem for the purest and simplest wisdom, as the "sincere milk of the word" was to the New Testament writers. The learner hears what seems to be a rule of diet - then Proverbs 24:14 the parable is explained.

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The Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

2 Cor. Iii. 5
Not that we are sufficient of our selves, to think any thing as of our selves: but our Sufficiency is of God. IN my former Discourse upon these Words, I shewed you that it was the sole Design of St. Paul in them, to declare, that, in the setting about, and executing, the difficult and laborious Work of an Apostle, He did not arrogate to himself the Power, and Ability, and Success, which he had: but that he ascribed his Sufficiency for this great Work, as well as his being designed to it, to God himself,
Benjamin Hoadly—Several Discourses Concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God

Cross References
Psalm 19:10
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:103
How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Proverbs 16:24
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Proverbs 25:16
Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.

Proverbs 27:7
A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet.

Song of Solomon 4:11
"Your lips, my bride, drip honey; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Song of Solomon 5:1
"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam. I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk. Eat, friends; Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers."

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